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Police: Traffic stop 'went south' after drugs found

Biloxi police say an officer pulled over a vehicle on Southern Avenue for a traffic violation, and the driver and passenger inside were cooperating until the officer found drugs. (Photo source: WLOX) Biloxi police say an officer pulled over a vehicle on Southern Avenue for a traffic violation, and the driver and passenger inside were cooperating until the officer found drugs. (Photo source: WLOX)
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -

A traffic stop in Biloxi on Monday afternoon ended with an officer and another man in the hospital.

Biloxi police say an officer pulled over a vehicle on Southern Avenue for a traffic violation, and the driver and passenger inside were cooperating until the officer found drugs.

"That's when it all went south," said Maj. Michael Wills. 

Wills said the passenger assaulted the officer, and the officer suffered minor injuries. The passenger was also injured when the officer subdued him. Wills said no shots were fired

The investigation is continuing and drug and resisting arrest charges are expected to be filed.

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